To be a catalyst for girls empowering girls.


The Provincial Commissioner holds the highest position in the province.  She is chair of the Provincial Council and Executive Committee (if applicable) and is a signing officer, senior spokesperson, and ambassador for the provincial jurisdiction.


  • Be a member of the National Operations Committee and Council of Provincial Commissioners – a committee of the Board of Directors that advises on issues, champions decisions, provides key messages and solicits consultation as needed;
  • Vote in the election of the Board of Directors;
  • Chair provincial council meetings, encourage and support Council to implement the work of the province;
  • Provide support at all levels of Guiding throughout the province;
  • To promote Guiding throughout the province through public speaking, media relations, external networking, and personal outreach; and,
  • Work in collaboration with staff to administer Guiding in the province within the policies of GGC.


  1. Commitment to GGC-GdC’s Mission, Vision, and youth potential
  2. Personal commitment to devote the time necessary to perform the responsibilities of a Provincial Commissioner
  3. Demonstrate excellent leadership and team building aptitude, with strong interpersonal and communication.
  4. Possess experience in governance including: strategic visioning, innovation, risk mitigation and financial oversight
  5. Demonstrate best practices in facilitation and chairing meetings, with an ability to navigate difficult issues, champion and direct implementation of critical decisions which may sometimes be unpopular
  6. Facilitate healthy relationships among and between volunteers and staff, including: coaching, mentoring and conflict resolution


This is a three-year term.  The time requirements for the Provincial Commissioner varies between 15 – 20 hours per week on average.  Business is conducted by e-mail, teleconference, Skype, and in-person meetings. Please click here for the full position description. 

Click here to complete the on-line application form and submit your resume/CV by December 15, 2019 to your Provincial Nominating Committee at mb-nominations@girlguides.ca.


All applications will be reviewed, and selected candidates will be contacted.

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